Working with a Property Investment Fund, the owner of an existing suburban shopping mall to realise a new future by leveraging a consolidated property holding together with the opportunities presented by new city policies.
The mall is well located on a major arterial route linking the Johannesburg CBD and the Sandton – Alexandra Node. Several schools are in the immediate vicinity. The ‘Shopping Mall’ is considered as the nucleus of a ‘Town Centre’ with components of its infrastructure repurposed for leisure activities. A large housing component is plugged into a new connective public promenade and shares parking and service infrastructure with the Mall. The mall is re-integrated into the urban realm through a structured civic entry sequence.